We put forward a call to action to our supporters in the United States? contact your senators and ask that they support the U.S. global HIV/AIDS response -- and you answered, overwhelmingly. Thousands of letters were sent to Capitol Hill expressing the critical importance of the U.S. President?s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program-- with constituents urging their senators to become leaders on global HIV/AIDS issues.
Stories of hope and inspiration reach us from all around the world, and while no two are exactly alike, few are as powerful as the story depicted in the documentary "Blood Brother." This film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, and was recently reviewed as a "Critic's Pick" in The New York Times.
The 2014 Presidents' Meeting was held in Washington, DC in May, 2014.
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Ryan Darling is a young man in the United States living with HIV. After getting involved in Dance Marathon while attending UCLA, he helped to start Dance Marathon at the College of the Holy Cross. He shares his inspirational story of how Dance Marathon and EGPAF changed his life.
International Reporting Project
They say people come and go in our lives, but when she left us, it left a deep scar in my heart. Your memory will live on forever, my dearest sister. Rest in peace.
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been committed to the fight to eliminate pediatric HIV for 25 years. In honor of this landmark, EGPAF is partnering with ONE, an organization inspiring others to take action against extreme poverty around the world. Together, we hope to increase awareness around EGPAF's lifesaving work and the global fight against pediatric AIDS.
The Washington Post
Because of the extraordinary progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, we can now consider a question that just a few years ago seemed far-fetched. No longer is it whether we can achieve an AIDS-free generation. Now, the question is: How long will it take and will it be sustained?
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2013 has been a busy year for CWA and our work supporting EGPAF from coast to coast.
The Huffington Post
Three years ago, President Obama announced an historic comprehensive plan to help turn the tide on HIV/AIDS in the United States: the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The Strategy has given a new sense of direction, and purpose in our fight against HIV and AIDS.
After fresh criticism of his record on combating HIV/AIDS, President Barack Obama on Monday ordered a stepped up effort to deal with the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States.
Jamar Rogers, from the second season of "The Voice," always makes time for one of his most important causes: children living with HIV.
This week, we?re reading about why one New York Times writer says the word ?cure? is still premature when discussing HIV, thinking about how working for EGPAF in Malawi has benefitted a Global Health Corps Fellow, and learning about a recent study that argues an infrequently used treatment regimen might be more effective than current practices for treating pediatric HIV.
President Obama's 2014 budget helps sustain America's leadership role in supporting The Global Fund's lifesaving work on AIDS, TB, and malaria.
In June 1981, a young doctor named Dr. Michael Gottlieb published an article written with several colleagues in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) ?Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.? The article noted the emergence of pneumocystis pneumonia among gay men in the Los Angeles area. Little did Dr. Gottlieb know at the time that these cases were the first identified instances of what would become known as AIDS.
EGPAF/>Ben Banks, Ambassador for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, has spoken at CWA's Convention.